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#HOPEbracelet Contest Returns for 2019

Posted on 29th November 2019, by British Columbia
After a great first year which saw over 60,000 bracelets given out in 25 cities across the province we are very excited to bring the #HOPEbracelet back this year and have more great prizes available for those who share their support online.   What is the #HOPEbracelet? In British Columbia, more people than ever live  […]

#HOPEbracelet

Posted on 19th November 2018, by British Columbia
Make poverty visible bracelet ad.
Poverty isn’t always easy to see, especially during the holidays. In BC, more people than ever live at, or below the poverty line. These people can be your friends, neighbors, or relatives. But you can do something about it, you can make poverty visible. The #HOPEbracelet provides an opportunity to all who proudly wear one  […]

Salvation Army Thrift Store Locations

Posted on 8th January 2018, by British Columbia
Coats on a hanger at Salvation Army thrift store
Out with the old, and in with the new! Make room for your Christmas gifts by donating unworn or gently used items to a Salvation Army thrift store near you. The clothes, household items, and furniture you donate will directly impact people in need of assistance in the community in which it was given. For  […]

Hero of the Week

Posted on 4th December 2017, by British Columbia
  Vancouver’s Suhaila Hamed has been volunteering at The Salvation Army so much that her seven-year-old daughter thinks she’s “working for Santa.” “She thinks I’m an elf,” Hamed said with a laugh. The 41-year-old mother of three is a regular volunteer at the charity’s Vancouver Community and Family Services — one of 27 community organizations  […]

The Salvation Army Launches 2017 Christmas Campaign

Posted on 4th December 2017, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign is one of Canada’s largest and most recognizable annual charitable events. In fact, our iconic Christmas kettles are home to over 42 cities in BC that support a wide range of Salvation Army programs. For more than 100 years, our Christmas Kettle Campaign has been a great way for  […]
Heroes for hope
Join us on November 23rd @ The Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza between 11:30am-2pm as The Salvation Army celebrates the launch of our iconic red kettles at our annual Celebrity Kettle Kick-Off event! This celebration features local celebrities from the sports, entertainment and political world and encourages you to stop by, take photos, and enjoy live music  […]

Salvation Army Hero Saves the Day This Thanksgiving!

Posted on 9th October 2017, by British Columbia
  The need was urgent! The Thanksgiving Community and Family Services dinner was only hours away and we had no cook! The regular chef was suddenly unavailable due to a family emergency and the concern grew over whether or not we be able to provide the Thanksgiving meal for the families we serve. Determined not to  […]

Salvation Army Provides Hope on World Mental Health Day

Posted on 6th October 2017, by British Columbia
  Did you know that in any given year, about 1 in 7 young people in BC will experience a mental illness at some point? On World Mental Health Day, we address the reality of mental illness and support those who struggle with mental illness issues. The Salvation Army BC operates numerous ministries that cater  […]

Salvation Army Provides Thousands of Thanksgiving Meals and Food Hampers

Posted on 4th October 2017, by British Columbia
  Across the country, The Salvation Army aims to ensure no one goes hungry this holiday season. Throughout the course of October, Salvation Army locations will be providing nutritious supplies from our food banks, and at select locations, serving a warm Thanksgiving dinner to those in need. “Whether it’s seniors on a fixed income, low-income  […]